Football/Soccer Session (Beginner): Active start WEEK 6

Profile Summary

Paul Burke
Name: Paul Burke
City: Corunna
Country: Canada
Rank: Elite – 3 points
Membership: Adult Member
Sport: Football/Soccer

Description

Emphasis

 Small touches to keep the ball close

 Keep ball in close control when

approaching a tree.

 Turning in different directions.

 Having Fun!


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Relay Games

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Relay Games (10 mins)

Focus: Physical Literacy

Activity Name: Relay Games

Introduction

Divide your players into three teams. Players on coaches

command run around the flag and high five their team mate on

their return. Once team mate touched next player can go.

Players can then repeat using different actions, hopping one

leg, bunny hops, etc

Variations

1. Easier (U4) – Players can run around their flag with

parent holding hands.

2. Harder (U6) – Coach can make the game into a little

race. Placing emphasis on completion of excercise

and not winners


Football/Soccer Session Plan Drill (Colour): Enchanted forest

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Enchanted forest (10 mins)

Focus - Ball Literacy

Name of Game: Enchanted Forest

Organization

Set up a 20m x 20m grid. Scatter cones around grid

as “spooky trees”. Other obstacles such as rings,

hurdles or larger cones can be used as different

challenges. Start by having parent lead player with a

ball through the forest avoiding the spooky trees.

Players can pick up ball and toss it over the taller

spooky trees.

Alternatives

Easier –First explore the forest with no balls.

Harder – Have players travel from one end of the

forest on their own to rescue mom or dad, who are

stuck on the other side.

Harder – Have parent chase children through the

forest. Switch roles.


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